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Michaela Capannolo
Michaela Capannolo

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Melbourne, Australia

High School:
Genazzano FCJ College

Height:
5-9

Experience:
2V

09/14/2014

Rain Forces Early End to Pepperdine's Weekend

Lorraine Guillermo goes 3-0 to open her senior season.

09/13/2014

Guillermo, Runglerdkriangkrai Win on Waves' Opening Day

Lorraine Guillermo and Apichaya Runglerdkriangkrai reach singles and doubles quarterfinals in Midland.

09/10/2014

Women's Tennis Opens Season in Midland, Texas

Lorraine Guillermo earns No. 1 seed in singles bracket as the defending Racquet Club Collegiate Invitational singles champion.

07/07/2014

2013-14 Pepperdine Athletics Year in Review

The school year was highlighted by sand volleyball's national championship and baseball's postseason run.

05/23/2014

Capannolo, Chiang Exit NCAA Doubles Championship

Michaela Capannolo and Yuki Chiang end season with a 17-8 doubles record together.

04/26/2014

Women's Tennis: 2014 WCC Tournament

Women's Tennis: 2014 WCC Tournament (Photos by Kyle Terada)

09/15/2013

Racquet Club Collegiate Invitational - Photos by Wallace Craig

Racquet Club Collegiate Invitational - Sept. 13-15, 2013 - Photos by Wallace Craig

04/27/2013

2013 WCC Tournament Champions - Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis def. Saint Mary's 4-0 to win the 2013 WCC Tournament. Photos by Kyle Terada

CAREER: Through two seasons is 32-23 in singles overall, including a 22-18 mark in duals ... 37-12 in doubles overall, 28-15 in dual action ... Represented the Waves at the 2014 NCAA Doubles Championship alongside Yuki Chiang and reached the second round ... Member of the 2014 squad that won a program record 15 dual matches in a row.

PEPPERDINE 2013-14: All-WCC second team in doubles ... Reached the second round of the NCAA Doubles Championship alongside Yuki Chiang ... Entered the championship ranked #78 (by far the lowest in the 32-team field) and upset #30 Daneika Borthwick and Kerrie Cartwright of Florida State, 1-6, 6-4, 6-2 in the opening round ... Fell to #5 Beatrice Capra and Hanna Mar of Duke in the second round ... Went 22-10 in singles as a sophomore, including a 12-6 record in dual action ... Posted an 11-5 record from the No. 4 spot in the lineup ... Went 1-1 while playing at No. 3 ... Posted a 3-5 record vs. ranked singles opponents ... Ranked as high as #112 in singles ... Opened dual season ranked #40 alongside Chiang ... Posted a 24-12 doubles record, including 15-7 in dual matches ... Went 17-8 overall with Chiang, including 11-5 in duals ... Played mostly at No. 2, where the duo went 10-5 ... Ranked #50 in final ITA doubles poll ... Listed at #6 in the Southwest regional doubles rankings ... Reached the doubles quarterfinal at the USTA/ITA Southwest Regional Championship with Chiang ... Posted a 2-5 record vs. ranked doubles opponents ... Defeated #114 Catherine Leduc of Saint Mary's 7-5, 3-6, 6-0 to help lift the Waves to the WCC Tournament Championship title ... WCC Singles Player of the Week (2/11) ... WCC Doubles Team of the Week along with Chiang (2/11).

PEPPERDINE 2012-13: Joined the team in January ... Went 10-13 overall in singles as a freshman, including 10-12 in dual play ... Posted a 7-2 record against WCC foes ... Played mostly at the No. 5 spot in the lineup and went 8-5 ... Clinched the dual 4-2 vs. Santa Clara during the semifinals of the WCC Championship with a 6-4, 7-6 triumph over Delphine Rouvillois ... Went 13-9 overall in doubles, including 13-8 in duals ... Tallied a 13-6 record, all in duals, alongside Ale Granillo ... Ended the season on a four-match win streak in doubles with Granillo ... Played exclusively at the No. 2 spot in the doubles lineup ... Also saw time with Megan Moore and Danielle Feneridis.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Genazzano FCJ College in 2012.

PERSONAL: Born in Melbourne, Australia ... Resides in Hawthorn, located in the state of Victoria ... Daughter of Lou and Sue Capannolo ... Has two siblings, Matthew and Jordan ... Chose Pepperdine "because of the great location and because of its accomplished tennis program."

FAVORITES: Favorite pro tennis player is Richard Gasquet ... Favorite TV Show is Modern Family ... Favorite movie is Step Brothers ... Favorite sport other than tennis is Australia football ... Favorite food is hot chips (French fries).

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